Teacher Unions are Champions for Teachers and School Reform

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Teacher Unions are Champions for Teachers and School Reform by Mind Map: Teacher Unions are Champions for Teachers and School Reform

1. Before Unions

1.1. Poor Working Conditions

1.2. Large Class Size

1.3. Difficult Rules

2. NEA

2.1. In the beginning male dominated, little female voice, wanted to advance education as a profession

2.2. School with help from teacher union

3. AFT

3.1. Established 1916

3.2. Wanted to improve economic aspect of teacher's lives

4. New York Teacher Strike of 1960

4.1. Along with UnitedFederation of Teachers, teacher went on strike for one day because board wouldn't listen.

4.2. Encouraged teachers to join a union

5. Benefits for teachers

5.1. positive work environments

5.2. better pay

5.3. better job security

6. Finland Teacher Unions

6.1. 90% of teachers are members of a teacher union

6.2. Have one of the highest student achievement levels

6.3. have higher teacher status

7. Benefits for Students

7.1. better schools

7.2. better education

8. Countries with Teacher Unions

8.1. Higher test scores